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Use the advice in this blog to get active, move better, gain strength, and build muscle.

Movement

Burn Twice as Many Calories Running

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One of the great misconceptions of exercise is that it doesn't matter if you run or walk because you burn the same 100 calories per mile.

Truth is, you do burn approximately the same number of calories if you run or walk the same distance, but the net effect is not the same. At least, not if you have a busy life with limited time to exercise.

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Tags: Outdoor Recreation, Walking, Running, Metabolism, Weight Loss, Calories

Movement

The Truth About Abs

Dave Cruz

How often do you hear someone at the gym say something like, "I need to do more abs; I want a six-pack?" If only that person knew that cutting down on six-packs of beer is a much faster way to see your abs. 

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Tags: Abs, Energy System Development, Training

Movement

The Truth About Light Weights

Every time someone in a social setting finds out that I've worked with PGA golfers, the response is always the same. "I guess you guys do light weights and lots of stretching." It drives me nuts. Here's the truth about how much weight to lift: 

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Tags: Training, Resistance Training, Strength, Build Muscle

Movement

Q&A: Pull-Up Alternatives

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Q: Pull-ups have been a weak point for me. Can I swap out my rows and add more pull-ups?

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Tags: Upper Body Pull, Q&A, Arms, Back, Training, Biceps

Movement

Q&A: Best Cable Equipment

Dave Cruz

Q: If you had one piece of cable equipment to train with in a very limited amount of space, choosing either Free Motion Cable Cross, the VersaPulley or The Keiser Functional Trainer, which one would it be and why?

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Tags: Q&A, Resistance Training, Cable Machine

Blogs

Movement

5 Stretches to Refresh Your Warmup

Try these dynamic stretches to prepare for a better workout.

Live Better

Feeling Uninspired? Take a Walk

When you feel your creativity lacking, taking a walk can help you find inspiration, according to a small study from Stanford University researchers.

Nutrition

Q&A: Supplements for Vegetarian Bodybuilders

Three things to know if you train hard and don't eat meat.

Well at Work

Survey: American Employees Skipping Vacation Days for Work

A new survey found that only 25 percent of employees with paid time off took advantage of it in 2013.

The Performance Life

5 Tips to Build Teamwork and Fun Through Obstacle Racing

Here's what you need to know about using obstacle races to build teamwork at work.